Almost every cat has hair and every cat licks itself to keep its fur clean. Unfortunately, this process collects loose hair in the cat’s mouth and stomach, creating a hairball that the cat hurls on the floor, usually right where you step in your bare feet.

If hairballs are a problem with your cat’s consider hairball medicine to reduce the amount of hardballs your cat may vomit. Just remember that cat hairballs are inevitable but with the right remedies, you can minimize the risk of stepping in another hairball tomorrow.

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